WSCC athletics roundup: Marks, Vincent help baseball salvage finale vs. Shelton State; No. 7 softball splits with Calhoun

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State baseball ace Bret Marks scattered five hits over seven innings, and Nathan Vincent clubbed his third homer of the season to lift the Lions past Shelton State 6-1 Sunday evening, helping the team salvage the finale of the four-game, weekend series. Marks, a 22nd round draft pick of the New York…

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Wallace State closes today at 12:15 p.m.

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.–Due to the threat of severe weather, Wallace State is closing today at 12:15 p.m. All afternoon and evening classes and activities are canceled, including tonight’s Wallace State Theatre performance of “You Can’t Take It With You.” Performances of the play continue Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. in…

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Wallace State celebrating National Community College Month with a busy April

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CONTACT: Russell Moore, Communications and Marketing, Wallace State Community College, russell.moore@wallacestate.edu, 256.352.8443   HANCEVILLE, Ala. – April is annually recognized as National Community College Month, and at Wallace State it is always one of the busiest months of the year. One of the main initiatives on campus this month is the seventh annual Arts in…

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Wallace State Baseball Splits with Snead at Home

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HANCEVILLE—In baseball at Wallace State-Hanceville on Saturday, the Lions split a double header with Snead State 13-2 and 3-6. Wallace State’s record stands at 21-14 this season and 13-7 in the Alabama Community College Conference, putting them in contention for first place with 18 games to still to play. The Lions got on the board…

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Wallace State baseball’s starting pitchers dominant during four-game sweep of Lawson State, move Lions into a tie atop ACCC North Division

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s starting pitchers collectively found their groove against Lawson State during a four-game conference sweep, which concluded Monday night. The starting unit surrendered only two runs in 24 combined innings, and all four notched victories. Vinemont product Isaac Yarbrough (3-1) completed the sweep with a gem Monday, yielding only four hits in…

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Williams’ game-winning single in ninth helps Wallace State baseball edge Calhoun in series opener, Croft tosses three-hitter in nightcap

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State sophomore Sawyer Williams delivered a two-out, game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth against Calhoun on Thursday afternoon, lifting the Lions to a come-from-behind 2-1 victory at James C. Bailey Stadium. Williams, a Cullman graduate, fought off two tough pitches with two strikes before punching a single in between the…

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Wallace State baseball drops four-game series to Shelton State, loses a pair by one run

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s baseball team split a doubleheader against Shelton State at home over the weekend before losing a pair of one-run affairs in Tuscaloosa. Andres Suarez’s two-out bunt single in the bottom of the tenth plated Wallace State’s Andrew Dennis in the series opener, lifting the Lions to a 6-5 victory. Wes Gillespie…

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Wallace State baseball opens 2013 season seeking to build upon last year’s state runner-up finish and ACCC Northern Division co-championship

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State baseball coach Randy Putman imagines his sophomores will be motivated from February to May to eliminate the bitter feeling they experienced last season in the state tournament championship, when the Lions finished runner-up and two wins shy of earning the program’s first NJCAA World Series berth since 2006. “If losing in…

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Former Wallace State pitcher Craig Kimbrel appreciative of mental toughness he developed while with Lions, proud of program’s tradition

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HANCEVILLE – Hunting, working out and spending time with family are priorities for a lot of 24-year-olds. For Craig Kimbrel, a former Wallace State pitcher and Atlanta Braves closer, those are things he considers components of a relaxing offseason. “My life is uncomplicated. It is awesome I’m living my dream right now playing for the…

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